Around NYC Today (2/9) Valentine’s Day Gala, Paid Protest, Glow in the Dark Paint

THINGS TO DO

Valentine’s Day Gala, Highbridge Recreation Center – Washington Heights, 6pm – 8:30pm

Join an evening of dancing to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Semi-formal or formal attire is strongly recommended. Free. RSVP.

Glow in the Dark Paint Night, Asser Levy Recreation Center – Kips Bay, 5pm – 9pm

Get ready to create a stunning masterpiece! Participants will use glow dark paint to bring out their creativity on a blank canvas. The theme for the evening is Valentine’s Day. Parents and Children from 5pm to 6:45 pm. Adults only from 7pm to 8:45 pm. Free. RSVP by sending an email to Erica.Serrano@parks.nyc.gov .

Alphabet City, Schapiro Theatre – UWS, 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Alphabet City chronicles the lives of three best friends as they battle their heroin addictions. Kenny, Floyd and Paloma are full of love for one another, but when one of them decides to change their life it throws a wrench in the group’s dynamic. Come discover what happens when three friends are pulled together by a substance that could eventually rip them apart. Free. RSVP.

The Danube, The Actors Studio – West Midtown, 2pm – 3:30pm

The Theater and Climate Change series continues with Maria Irene Fornes’ The Danube. The play starts in Budapest, Hungary in 1938 and “soon departs from chronological realism.” Free. RSVP.

 

MUSIC

Cafune, Roofers Union, Quiet Luke, Alphaville – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Haley Heynderickx, Mike Brandon (of The Mystery Lights), Berlin – East Village, 8pm, $10.

Saint Mela, CHERUBIM, Moonheart, Sha Savage (DJ), C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $8 – $10.

Pleasure Jams featuring Jacques Renault, C’mon Everybody – Brooklyn, 8pm, $5 – $8.

Sky Pony, Mercury Lounge – LES, 9:30pm, $10.

On Pink, Paraiso, Nautics, Hanford Reach, Muchmore’s – Brooklyn, 8:30pm, $8.

Myn, Stallone The Reducer, TML, Phoneg1rl, Significant Other, Secret Project Robot – Brooklyn, 10pm, $10.

The Hipp Pipps, Love Pirates, The Whales, The Map Room at Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, Free.

Anacortes (Album Release Party), Karl Blau, Bowery Electric – LES, 7pm, $10.

Kay Anthony: Submerged the album release show, Trans-Pecos – Queens, 8pm, $8 – $10.

BRIDGET ST. JOHN, GALEN AYERS, DAVID NAGLER, Wonders Of Nature – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Twisted Lipstick Comedy w/ Pat Brown, M.K. Lewis, Coree Spencer, Abby Feldman, Julie Kottakis, Sarah Hartshorne, Jenn Welch, Sir D’s Lounge – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

Paid Protest w/ Andy Haynes (Comedy Central Half Hour), Maria Wojciechowski (The New Yorker), Jake Marshall Head (Laughing Skull Comedy Festival), Eudora Peterson (Brooklyn Comedy Festival), Chris Daniels (New York Comedy Festival), Rohan Padhye (Boston Comedy Festival), Tawanda Gona (Bridgetown Comedy Festival), Starr Bar – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free, RSVP.

Josh Johnson (The Tonight Show, Conan), Felonius Munk (The Second City, Comedy Central), Rebecca O’Neal (Easy), Hosted by Amy Shanker (New York Comedy Festival), The Twenty – Brooklyn, 7pm, Free.

 

ONGOING

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Identity, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, Every weekday until Feb. 23, 2018, 9am – 5pm, Free.

Black History Month: A Celebration of the Blues Exhibition, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Tuesday to Saturday until Feb. 24, 2018, 9am – 5pm, Free.

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour, Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street – Midtown, 2pm – 3pm, Free.

 

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Around NYC Today (2/6) Comedy at the Corner, Jarrett Key, Nation of Language

THINGS TO DO

Jarrett Key: Hair Paintings and Other Stories, La Mama Galleria – East Village, 7:30pm – 10pm

Join the opening and reception for Jarrett Key’s first solo exhibition this winter at La MaMa Galleria. Key grew up in rural Alabama to their grandmother singing, “your hair is your strength.” Hair Paintings and Other Stories reimagines the collective bodily memories and rituals of the Black community by engaging its narratives of strength, courage, and resilience in an examination of past, present, and future. Free. RSVP.

Learn Indian Classical Dance, Consulate General of India – UES, 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Learn the Indian Classical arts of Odissi and Bharatnatyam dance at the Indian Consulate on Tuesday evenings. Free. RSVP.

 

MUSIC

NATION OF LANGUAGE, Field Trip, Late Guest At The Party, Elsewhere (Zone One) – Brooklyn, 8pm, $10.

Jane Doe Ensemble, Pand0, Remy Lexington, Goldsounds – Brooklyn, 7pm, $8.

Max Ardito, Yonsei, Phoneg1rl, H0L0 – Brooklyn, 7pm, $10.

The Nectars, The Cold Seas, Mercury Lounge – LES, 6:30pm, $10.

Deem Spencer, Uni, Adrian Underhill, Cloud Castle Lake, Latasha, Raffaella, Rén With The Mane, Little Shadows, Livia Blanc, Aaron Taos, Reno McCarthy, Michael Daves’ Wax Lion, Starbenders, Rockwood Music Hall – LES, 6:30pm, $10.

 

COMEDY

Jest For Fun w/ Casey Balsham (Big Sky Festival), Patrick Schroeder (The Good, The Dad, and The Ugly Podcast), Dave Lester (BET), Kareem Green (All Def on HBO), BK9 – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Comedy at the Corner w/ Mamoudou N’Diaye (The Resistance Comedy), May Wilkerson (Someecards), Christina Galston (@FreakinJewrican) (MTV), Sharron Paul (IFC), Corey Reppond (RoastMasters), Thiago Macklin (NY Comedy Festival), Hosted by Keenan Steiner, Hungry Ghost – Brooklyn, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

Golden Spiral Comedy w/Khalid Rahmaan (Conan), Myka Fox (Comedy Central), Alexis Guerreros (Cooligans podcast), Hosted by Katie Compa and Mindy Raf, Dream Baby – East Village, 7:30pm, Free, RSVP.

Pillow Talk w/ Kevin McCaffrey (The Late Show), Ben Katzner (Hell Yes Fest), Ruth Ward (Pen15 Club), Brian Kim (NY Comedy Festival), Lori Palminteri (Live at Gotham), Adam Gulley (SiriusXm), Hosted by Bryan Morris & Stacey Kulow, The Standing Room – Queens, 8pm, Free, RSVP.

 

ONGOING

Morning Fitness, Fort Tryon Park (Inwood), Every Tuesday and Thursday until Dec. 31, 2018, 7:30am – 8:30am, Free.

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Identity, Arsenal in Central Park – UES, Every weekday until Feb. 23, 2018, 9am – 5pm, Free.

Black History Month: A Celebration of the Blues Exhibition, Poe Park – Bronx, Every Tuesday to Saturday until Feb. 24, 2018, 9am – 5pm, Free.

 

For more events, check out what’s happening THIS WEEK .

Want to submit an event? Contact us!